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Pope urges COVID-19 vaccines for poorest nations in Easter message
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Pope Francis celebrates subdued Easter Sunday Mass
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Pope Francis leads Good Friday celebrations at the Vatican
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Pope laments weariness and hardship in pandemic’s second year
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Pope Francis ends epic Iraq tour preaching peace
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Iraqi priest dances for joy over Pope's arrival
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Pope ends Iraq visit after mass in ISIL-ravaged city of Mosul
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Pope Francis visits Iraqi church once attacked by ISIS
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On GPS: Pope Francis visits Iraq
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Pope Francis holds prayer for Iraq's war victims in church ruins
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Pope Francis blesses faithful at church in Qaraqosh
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In Mosul, Pope frees dove and prays for the dead
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Town previously overrun by ISIS prepares to host Pope Francis
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Pope Francis calls on Iraqi Christians to forgive and rebuild post war
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In Mosul, Pope releases dove and prays for dead
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Pope Francis visits Iraq’s war-ravaged north on last day of tour
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Pope bids farewell to top Shi'ite cleric
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Pope Francis meets Iraq’s Shia leader al-Sistani
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Pope calls on world financial leaders to reduce debt burden of poorer countriesPope Francis has told the world's financial leaders that poor countries hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus should have their debt burden reduced.
Pope pays surprise visit to Vatican vaccine centre for homeless peoplePope Francis visited the Vatican's vaccination centre for the poor and homeless on Good Friday.
'Iraq will always remain with me, in my heart': Pope's message to packed Erbil stadiumPope Francis has said Mass to thousands of people in the packed Franso Hariri stadium in Erbil.
Pope visits Mosul - former Islamic State stronghold in IraqPope Francis has arrived in Mosul on his tour of Iraq, a former stronghold of terror group Islamic State.
Pope Francis's historic visit has given Iraqis hope of more tolerant days aheadThis extraordinary and historic papal visit to Iraq may have been risky and controversial.
'Look beyond our differences': Pope Francis meets with senior Iraqi Shia clericPope Francis has met Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani - Iraq's top Shia cleric - at the Islamic scholar's home in the Iraqi city of Najaf.
Pope Francis arrives at home of senior Iraqi Shi'ite clericPope Francis has arrived at the home of Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani - southern Iraq's top shi'ite cleric - in a historic meeting of Catholic and Shi'ite Muslim leadership.
Pope expresses solidarity with people of Myanmar as thousands protest against coupPope Francis has expressed his "solidarity with the people" of Myanmar protesting at last week's military coup..
Pope Francis Eating Too Much Pasta, Needs Diet Change For Sore BackPope Francis is way too kneedy ... he eats too much pasta, and his doctors want him to drastically change his diet ... from A to Ziti. The pasta-loving Pontiff's being advised to lose at least 4 lbs to..
The Pope Compares Abortion To Hiring A HitmanPope Francis just compared abortion to hiring a hitman ... because he says both acts are designed to get rid of a problem. The Pope made his comment to Argentinian women who oppose a new, proposed law..
Pope Francis Meeting With 5 NBA Players at Vatican to Discuss Social JusticePope Francis has invited 5 NBA players to his home court -- The Vatican -- for a 1-hour meeting Monday about social justice issues. The 5-player delegation features Sterling Brown -- the former..
'ANTM' Model Toccara Jones Says The Pope and Drake Both Like Booty PicsToccara Jones has no problem with Pope Francis double-tapping a pic of a bootylicious model -- allegedly -- and thinks all clergy should be free to explore their feelings ... like a certain rapper. The..
Defend seafaring workers hit hard by pandemic, Pope saysPope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to hundreds of thousands of seafarers stuck on ships due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation the United Nations has said poses a risk to the safe operation..
Pope appeals for end to Libyan civil warPope Francis appealed on Sunday for both sides in the Libyan civil war to seek peace, urging the international community to facilitate talks and protect refugees and migrants he said were victims of..
Don't celebrate victory over coronavirus too soon, Pope tells ItaliansPope Francis on Sunday warned Italians to not let their guard down against coronavirus now that infection rates have fallen and urged them to obey government rules on social distancing and wearing..
Pope urges U.S reconciliation, condemns racism and street violencePope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street violence that has broken out is "self-destructive and..
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Pope condemns racism and violence in U.S., calls for national reconciliationPope Francis broke his silence on the unrest in the United States on Wednesday, saying no one can "turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion" but condemning violence as "self-destructive and..
Pope makes anti-corruption spending rules mandatory in VaticanPope Francis has approved sweeping new rules for procurement and spending in the Vatican meant to cut costs, ensure transparent competition and reduce the risk of corruption in awarding contracts.
People more important than the economy, pope says about Covid crisisPope Francis said on Sunday that people are more important than the economy, as countries decide how quickly to reopen their countries from coronavirus lockdowns.
Divert weapons funding to research to prevent next pandemic, pope saysPope Francis on Saturday urged politicians to divert funds spent on weapons to research to prevent another pandemic, as he led the largest gathering in the Vatican in nearly three months.
Vatican, Italy resume public church services as lockdown easesPope Francis inaugurated the full reopening of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on Monday and Catholic churches across Italy held public Masses for the first time in two months, in the latest easing..
Vatican, Italy start return to religious normal as public Masses resumePope Francis inaugurated the full reopening of St. Peter's Basilica on Monday and Catholic churches held public Masses for the first time in two months in the latest easing of Italy's coronavirus..
Pope joins inter-faith prayers against coronavirus, irks ultra-conservativesPope Francis joined an inter-faith day of prayer on Thursday to call on God to end the coronavirus pandemic, brushing aside criticism from ultra-conservative Catholic groups, with one accusing him of..
Coronavirus drains Vatican coffers as income falls, deficits loomLate last month, the Vatican announced the coronavirus pandemic had forced Pope Francis to postpone an annual fund raising campaign among Catholics worldwide to help him carry out his ministry.
Pope praises nurses' role in fighting coronavirusPope Francis praised the work of nurses around the world on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus crisis had shown how vital their service is, as he appealed to governments to invest more in healthcare.
Merkel and Pope Francis want to help poor countries face pandemicGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and Pope Francis discussed the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the world in a phone call on Thursday and agreed on the need to help poorer countries, her..
Coronavirus is no excuse to exploit workers, pope saysPope Francis said on Wednesday employers must respect the dignity of workers, particularly migrants, despite economic difficulties brought on by the coronavirus crisis.
Pope says coronavirus vaccine must be shared worldwidePope Francis called on Sunday for international scientific cooperation to discover a vaccine for the coronavirus and said any successful vaccine should be made available around the world.
Pope says obey rules during exit from coronavirus lockdownsPope Francis on Tuesday urged people to obey rules aimed at preventing a devastating second wave of infections as their leaders begin to ease coronavirus lockdowns.
On Earth Day, pope says nature will not forgive our trespassesPope Francis made an impassioned plea for protection of the environment on Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, saying the coronavirus pandemic had shown that some challenges had to be..
Pope, on eve of summit, urges fractured EU to find unity over coronavirusPope Francis on Wednesday urged Europe to remain united in overcoming the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, speaking on the eve of an EU summit to discuss a huge but divisive economic stimulus..
Pope postpones two mega-events by a year because of coronavirusPope Francis has postponed two major international Catholic Church events by a year because of the uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Vatican said on Monday.
Pope to politicians: To fight coronavirus, put country before partyPope Francis urged politicians on Monday to put aside partisan differences in order to deal with the coronavirus crisis in a united way.
Recovery from coronavirus must be just and equitable, pope saysPope Francis called on Sunday for an all-embracing vision of the world after the Covid-19 crisis, saying moving on without global solidarity or excluding sectors of society from the recovery would..
Protect women from domestic violence during coronavirus lockdowns: popePope Francis said on Monday society had to stand behind women victims of domestic violence, as abuse increased around the world during coronavirus lockdowns.
Banish 'self-centredness', pope tells the world as it faces coronavirusPope Francis called on Sunday for global solidarity in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout, urging the relaxation of international sanctions, debt relief for poor nations and..
'Be messengers of life in a time of death,' pope says on Easter evePope Francis urged people to "not yield to fear" and focused on a "message of hope" as he led an Easter eve Mass in an empty St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic and called..
On Good Friday, Pope hears sorrows of prisoners and victimsPope Francis presided at a "Way of the Cross" service held in an empty St. Peter's Square on Friday because of the coronavirus outbreak and listened as both prisoners and their victims recounted their..
Pope prays for sick at Good Friday service scaled back by coronavirusPope Francis prostrated himself on the floor of an empty St. Peter's Basilica on Friday to pray at a "Passion of the Lord" service commemorating Jesus' last hours of life and his crucifixion, an event..
On Holy Thursday, pope hails front-line 'saints' helping virus victimsPope Francis presided at a scaled-down Holy Thursday Mass in an empty St. Peter's Basilica, praising ordinary doctors, nurses and priests who risk their lives helping coronavirus victims as "the saints..
Pope condemns those trying to make quick buck off coronavirusPope Francis on Wednesday condemned people he said were exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to turn a quick profit and decried the "hypocrisy" of how some politicians are dealing with the crisis.
After Pell acquittal, pope compares 'unjust sentences' to persecution of JesusJust hours after Australia's highest court threw out the sex abuse conviction of the Vatican's former treasurer, Pope Francis offered his morning Mass for all those who suffer from unjust sentences,..
After Cardinal Pell acquitted, pope decries "unjust sentences"Pope Francis, speaking just a few hours after Australia's highest court acquitted Cardinal George Pell of sexual abuse, on Tuesday offered his morning Mass for those who suffer today from unjust..
After Pell sentence, pope prays for those suffering 'unjust sentences'Pope Francis, speaking just a few hours after Australia's highest court acquitted Cardinal George Pell of sexually assaulting two choirboys, on Tuesday offered his morning Mass for those who suffer..
Pope opens Holy Week amid pandemic; says now is the time to servePope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter's Basilica, urging people living through the coronavirus pandemic not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the..
Senior Italian cardinal, papal vicar for Rome, has coronavirusCardinal Angelo De Donatis, Pope Francis' vicar for the diocese of Rome, on Monday became the highest-ranking Catholic official known to test positive for coronavirus.
Pope backs UN chief's call for global ceasefire to focus on coronavirusPope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.